It’s Taste of Soul Time!
Written by By Brian W. Carter Staff Writer 18 September 2014
Construction barriers will be cleared in time for Taste of Soul’s 9th year on Crenshaw. Sentinel File Photo Taste of Soul will be on Crenshaw in all its family-fun-good-food-and-entertainment-glory.   October ... read more >>
Three Full Street Closures this Weekend on Crenshaw Boulevard to Continue
Written by Sentinel News Wire 11 September 2014
 Building Underground Walls Perimeter, Pile Installation and Traffic Reconfiguration on three different locations  Work on three of the future underground Crenshaw/LAX light rail stations will shut ... read more >>
StarQuest is Coming!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 11 September 2014
L-to-R:  StarQuest 2012 winners, Beau Williams and Adrian Battle The Taste of Soul talent competition is back to make a star out of someone in the community. As Taste of Soul (TOS) appears on the ... read more >>
Crenshaw Boulevard to Close Three Weekends
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 September 2014
  Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors will close Crenshaw Boulevard between Exposition Boulevard and Coliseum Street for three weekends on Sept. 12, 19 and Oct. 24 to complete pile installation ... read more >>
CJ’s Wings set to score at the 2014 Taste of Soul
Written by Edward Rice, III, Contributing Writer 04 September 2014
The CJ’s Wings Food Truck As any Taste of Soul patron can attest, chicken is as much a staple of the event as music and family fun. Taste of Soul vendors work tirelessly in the months leading up to ... read more >>
Leimert Park VillageTheater Festival
Written by Sentinel Newswire 04 September 2014
The 750-seat theater’s goal is to build this event into its season along with future theatrical productions, concerts, convention, and special events to a level that is capable of replicating the notoriety ... read more >>
Chase Cakes returns for the 9th Annual Taste of Soul
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Staff Writer 28 August 2014
Movie theme cupcake-popcorn tower   Hello Kitty Cupcakes Chase Cakes debuts yet again at the family festival of the year. The 9th Annual Taste of Soul is coming soon and is the family festival of ... read more >>
The 9th Annual Taste of Soul is Coming!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2014
 It’s not going anywhere—Taste of Soul will on Crenshaw Blvd Photo By Robert Torrence Yes! Taste of Soul is happening on Crenshaw Blvd and continues the process of being bigger and better than ... read more >>
8th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 21 August 2014
  "I read, Therefore, I am" was the theme of this year's festival and paid special tribute to poet and writer, Dr. Maya Angelou and civil rights activist/actor Ruby Dee Photo by Sabir Majeed The annual ... read more >>
Tasha Biltmore exposes Domestic Violence via Stage Plays
Written by Troy Tieuel, Contributing Writer 14 August 2014
Cast of Tasha Biltmore's stage play, "The Betrayal." Photo by Troy Tieuel Biltmore, a victim of abuse herself, has dedicated her life to producing plays that touch on such taboo topics such as domestic ... read more >>
Snips and a Cut with the Leopard Lady
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 August 2014
Donquellatish Smith discusses her passion for cosmetology and gives advice on how to be a successful salon owner and entrepreneur. Our hair is said to be our crowning glory and when it comes to women—it’s ... read more >>
Team HEAL Aims to Make a Difference
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 July 2014
Crenshaw students pose with their coaches as a part of Team HEAL’s Golf Club. Photo courtesy of Team HEAL Over the years, The Team HEAL Program has expanded its mission to encompass accredited sports ... read more >>
Beauty, Brains and Business
Written by Zon D’Amour, Sentinel Contributing Writer 24 July 2014
  Chick Fil-A team member Zach Butner, owner/operator Ashley Derby and manager Rey Ventura. Photos by Zon D'Amour Ashley Derby is the Owner and Operator of the Chick-Fil-A Restaurant in downtown Los ... read more >>
Dance Company CEO Breaks Glass
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 July 2014
Ke’Aira Roberson, founder of Krushal Kiddz Dance Company (KKDC) Courtesy Photo Local choreographer, Ke’Aira Roberson is inducted into professional organization for industry trailblazers Ke’Aira ... read more >>
Getting a Better Body in the Neighborhood
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 July 2014
Get the summer body you’ve always wanted with BHCP Workouts and the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook. The Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook and BHCP workouts are great ways to get in shape. Ok, so maybe ... read more >>
Your Summer List
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 17 July 2014
If you need some ideas of what to do with the family during the next couple of months, this list will present you with a few gems you can do this summer. Summertime and can sometimes sizzle out with nothing ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas asks for Patience During Century Crunch
Written by Courtesy of Metro 17 July 2014
The overpass bridge needs to be replaced for construction of a new state-of-the-art light-rail station for the Crenshaw/LAX Line Metro has released a Public Service Announcement featuring Los Angeles ... read more >>
An Expo Adventure
Written by Princess Manasseh, Nicole Williams & Brian W. Carter, Staff Writers 03 July 2014
The Expo Line connects the Westside by rail to Downtown LA, Hollywood, the South Bay, Long Beach, Pasadena and dozens of points in between. Photo by Brian W. Carter Three Sentinel staffers find out ... read more >>
Local Graduates Are Doin’ It
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2014
Angela Francis has received multiple awards and accolades in photography and is looking forward to becoming a photojournalist. (From left to right): L.A. City Councilman Curren Price, Elona Williams ... read more >>
Relay For Life Baldwin Hills Uplifts and Unites
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2014
 (Left-to-Right): Relay For Life Baldwin Hills co-chairs, Madeline Wilson and Troy Green Families, friends and survivors came out to show their support and walk the course Exercise routine got ... read more >>
Saturday Summer Concert Series Comes to Crenshaw
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Staff Writer 12 June 2014
Songstress, Marsha Ambrosius headlined at "The Road to the BET Experience Concert" Saturday, June 7 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Photo by Chris Iwuoma BET partners with Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Relay For Life Baldwin Hills
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 June 2014
“The goal of the event is to make an impact on your family, yourself and your community,” says co-chair Madeline Wilson. Courtesy Photo The 24-hour cancer awareness event is back to promote education, ... read more >>
Green Forest Car Wash Now Open In Florence
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2014
(From Left-to-Right): Green Forest Car Wash creators and owners,Thomas Ennis, Patricia Knott and customer service operator, Earl Hollinshed. Despite colleagues' concerns about the surrounding area, Ennis ... read more >>
Helping Connect The Dots
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 June 2014
Michael McGrew, founder and executive director of I.A.M: Inspiration Amongst Manifestation Project For Literacy Courtesy Photo The I.A.M Project For Literacy is creating a bridge towards success for ... read more >>
Victoria’s Secrets Coming To Baldwin Hills Crenshaw
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 May 2014
Victoria’s Secret will join a growing list of women’s apparel and beauty retailers at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, which currently includes Macy’s, Forever 21, Claire’s and Lane Bryant. The ... read more >>